avantage etymology

Middle English word avantage comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti (Before. In front. Near. Opposite.), Latin ab, Latin ab ante, Malayalam abante

Detailed word origin of avantage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂énti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Before. In front. Near. Opposite.
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
ab ante Latin (lat)
abante Malayalam (mal)
antea Latin (lat) Before, formerly, previously.
abante Latin (lat) (Late Latin) before, in front From before.
abante Late Latin (LL)
avant Old French (fro) Beforehand; earlier.
avantage Old French (fro) Advantage. Profit; gain.
avauntage Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as avantage

Descendants of *h₂énti
an andsware answer answeren auncyen avancen be- befilen begirden begon bi cause bi- bilooghe by embe- en ond- onsaken umbe umbe- umbelappen umben umgangen unbynden
Descendants of ab
abiect abjuren abnegacioun abolisshen abounde abrogat absence absolucioun absolut absolven abundaunce abundaunt abundauntly abusioun adverten avauncen avauntage habaundance sans sconce sconse sense skonce